CLASS sessionS

fall

September 2 - November 9

Winter 1

November 11 - January 25

WINTER 2

January 27 - April 4

 
class descriptions

Parent Tot Open Play

Children

Walking - 4 years old.

A perfect opportunity for toddlers to learn, run, bounce and burn off energy!

(1 hour) 

Children are able to follow a fun-filled obstacle course, jump on the trampoline and play with a variety 

of pre-school gymnastics equipment and toys.

Parents are able to get out of the house, socialize with others and bond with their child in a bright, clean and safe environment! 

*No registration required.  

Pre-School Classes

Children

3 - 5 years old.

During this 1 hour class, children learn how to run, jump, tumble, balance and swing by utilizing all four of the competitive events and trampoline. Children are also able to interact with their peers, develop listening skills, and learn how to take turns through a variety of activities. 

ML TOTS (1 hour)

Student Ratio: 1:6 

Boys and girls ages 3 & 4 years old. 

ML KIDS (1 hour)

Student Ratio: 1:8

Boys and girls age 5 years old. 

 

*3 year olds must have a basic understanding of how to follow directions and must be able to stay within their group. Parents and caregivers must remain inside the viewing lobby for the full duration of class. 

Recreational Classes

Girls Age 6+

Girls Beginner (1 hour) 

Student Ratio: 1:8 This is our entry-level gymnastics class for girls six and older. Girls will learn the basic fundamentals on all four of the competitive events. Basic skills include handstands, cartwheels, forward/backward rolls, chin- up pullovers, casts, jumps, how to balance on the beam and more. 

Girls Intermediate (1 hour) 

Student Ratio: 1:8 This class is the next step to learning new skills. Skill progressions include handstand tree fall (vault), back hip circles, glides, mill circles (bars), jumps, handstand (beam), round off, back bend, bridge kick overs, handstand forward roll, back handspring drills (floor) and more!

Prerequisite - you must first be enrolled in a Beginner class, have prior gymnastics experience, and be assessed or recommended by an MLG instructor.

Girls Advanced (1.5 hour) 

Student Ratio: 1:10 Students are able to learn and practice skills such as standing back handsprings, round off back handsprings, front handsprings, aerials (floor), handstands, cartwheels, walkovers, twisting dismounts (beam), mill circles, front hip circles, squat ons, glide kips (bars) and more!

Prerequisite - you must first be enrolled in an Intermediate class, have prior gymnastics experience, and be assessed or recommended by an MLG instructor.

Girls Advanced PLUS! (1.5 hour)

Student Ratio: 1:10 This is our most advanced recreational class! Students are able to learn and practice skills and new combinations such as running tumbling (tucks, pikes, layouts and twisting (floor), kips, free-hips, cast handstands, tap swings, long-hang pullovers, sole circles (bars), front/back walkovers, tic tocks, back handsprings, roundoff (beam) and more advanced vaults!

If your child has previous gymnastics experience and is new to our program, please feel free to schedule a 15 minute assessment to determine class level by clicking here.

Interested in the skills we look for to move up? Click here!

Tumbling Classes

Girls & Boys

6 - 14 years old.

Student Ratio: 1:9​ Tumbling class is for boys and girls between the ages of 6 & 14 looking to improve their floor tumbling skills. Use of skill builders, tumble track, spring floor, rod floor, carpet bonded foam floor.

Beginner Class (1 hour)

This is our entry-level tumbling class. Students will learn handstands, cartwheels, round-offs, backward/forward rolls, back bends, bridge kick overs, handstand forward rolls and also begin working on drills for intermediate level skills. No experience necessary! 

Intermediate/Advanced Class (1 hour)

Class consists of: 

  • 20 minutes of structured warm-up including cardio, stretching and basic tumbling skills and drills. 

  • 30 minutes of structured tumbling under the supervision and guidance of an MLG instructor. ​

    • Skills may include, but are not limited to round-offs, back/front walkovers, back/front handsprings, bounders, back tucks, layouts, aerials, front tucks, pikes, twisting skills and more. ​

  • ​10 minutes of strength and conditioning. 

Prerequisite - Students should have prior gymnastics, cheerleading and/or tumbling experience and/or should be able to perform beginner floor skills (listed under the beginner class) proficiently. 

*Please note that this is group-based class. Spotted turns are limited and are at the discretion of the instructor with both the student and instructors safety in mind.

FAQ: What is the difference between a tumbling and a regular gymnastics class? 

  • During a tumbling class, students will ONLY learn skills that are performed on the floor.

  • During a gymnastics class, students will learn skills that are performed on the vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor.

POLICIES

 

SAFESPORT POLICY

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ENROLLMENT

New and existing students may enroll at any point during our 10 week session. Price of session will be prorated upon date of enrollment. If a registration is received before the session begins and the student does not attend from the beginning, there will be no prorate. We will not hold a registration spot with the intention of coming into the session later.

Please review your online account, prior to the first day of class, to confirm class time and day that your child is actively enrolled in for the Session. If you have any questions about enrollment status, please contact the office.

  • You will have received an ENROLLMENT CONFIRMATION EMAIL

  • Enrollment Status will say ACTIVE & PAYMENT HAS BEEN CHARGED

 

  • If enrollment status says “ACTIVE REQUEST” you have NOT been approved for the class yet and should contact the office with any questions.

  • If enrollment status says “WAIT” you are currently on our waitlist and will be contacted if and when a spot becomes available.

CLASS ATTIRE
Girls may wear gymnastics leotards, dance leotards or leggings. Boys may wear t-shirts and shorts. No chewing gum or jewelry. Hair should be pulled neatly and securely away from the face. Girls should not wear bows or other large hair ornaments that may cause discomfort during activity. Personal items should be left in the lobby.  Main Line Gymnastics is not responsible for ANY items that may be lost or stolen.  

ARRIVAL AND PICKUP
Please arrive 5 minutes prior to scheduled class time. Please pick up your student on time. Please inform us if you know you will be late picking up your student. Instruct your student to wait inside the building and you should escort them from the building to your car. 

LOBBY ETIQUETTE

Adults who choose to wait in our lobby with younger children must contain control

and supervision of their child/children. No running around, banging on windows, flipping,

ball playing or climbing is acceptable. Alcoholic beverages are NOT PERMITTED inside or outside our facility

(including parking lot). 

CLASS LEVEL MOVEMENT
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced classes are determined by ability and skill level.

Assessments are made on an ongoing basis. When it is determined by the instructor that a

child is ready to move to the next class level, you will receive an email with a

recommendation before the end of the session. Please note that every child is different and

will progress differently. Click here to see what major skills we look for to move up!

FAQ: How do you choose students to be on the competitive team?

Students (ages 3 - 7) who show advanced strength, flexibility, work ethic and possess an over all natural drive along with ability for the sport are invited to train on our developmental or pre-team in hopes of acquiring the skills necessary to be invited to the competitive team.

TRANSFER REQUEST

If you would like to switch class times/day (pending an open spot) for the remainder of the session, you must submit a transfer request. All students are limited to 1 switch/session and will remain in that class for the remainder of the session. Transfer requests 

will NOT BE APPROVED within the last two weeks of the session. 

MAKE-UP POLICY

Your class session fee pays to reserve your child’s spot in their specific class each week. Students may NOT schedule a regular make-up lesson in another class. If a student misses a regular class FOR ANY REASON (included but not limited to illness, injury, fracture, absence, vacation, school events, religious holidays, etc.) they are welcome to attend 1 free open gym per session. (Please schedule here in advance) Make-ups must take place AFTER a class was missed, within the current session the class was missed.

Holiday and Inclement weather make-ups will be scheduled in another scheduled class time, if requested. If a scheduled holiday and/or inclement weather make-up is not attended for ANY reason, the make-up will be forfeited for the rest of the session. 

Regular make-up: A class made up due to but not limited to random absence, child illness, injury, other event, etc. 

Holiday make-up: A class made up due to the gym being closed for a holiday.

Inclement weather make-up: A class made up due to an emergency inclement weather closing.

MEMBERSHIP FEES
$25/student or $40/family with more than one sibling

Non - refundable/annually. 

REFUNDS

Refunds are ONLY provided when a student withdraws from our program before the 2nd class of the second week of the session. ​If the second class or second week falls on a holiday, special gym, inclement weather closing or the student is absent for any reason (included but not limited to illness, injury, fracture, absence, vacation, school events, religious holidays, etc.) refund policy still applies. STRICTLY ENFORCED - NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Payments may not be carried over from one session to the next.

  • Refund requests via email MUST take place within 7 days of the first class (starting with the day of class) or will not be granted.

  • If a refund is approved, new members will receive the full session fee. Existing or returning members will receive either the full session fee (if withdraw is before the first class) or the balance of the session fee whether or not the first class was attended

DISCOUNTS
We offer a 15% discount off the second class enrollment fee for families with more than one child in our program. Any child participating in more than one class per week receives 25% off their second class enrollment fee. 

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Gift certificates are available for purchase at the front desk. All gift certificates expire exactly 1 year from the purchase date. In order to use a gift certificate as payment, card MUST BE PRESENTED at the front desk. Gift certificates are not valid as payment via online registration or if lost or stolen. 

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
If your regularly scheduled class falls on a holiday closing, please contact the office to schedule a make up (must take place within the session). Holiday make-ups will be scheduled in another scheduled class time, if requested. If a scheduled holiday make-up is not attended for ANY reason, the make-up will be forfeited for the rest of the session. 

SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

Negative and/or dishonorable content that does not support the mission of Main Line Gymnastics, it’s Owners and Staff involving, regarding or aimed towards Main Line Gymnastics in any way posted on any form of social media, blog, review or website such as but not limited to falsified information, inappropriate photos and videos, bullying, racial, ethnic, sexual, religious, and physical disability slurs will not be tolerated and will be subject to membership termination.

INCLEMENT WEATHER
Circumstances involving inclement weather may result in the gym closing. A notification email will be sent to all members, and an announcement will be posted on all of our social media accounts and website. 

*Main Line Gymnastics reserves the right to cancel any class that does not receive at least two registrations prior to the first week of the session.  If this is to occur, you will be notified via email or phone at least one week ahead of time and we will happily fit you into another class time.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these policies.

 

 

Pricing

All classes run on a 10-week session schedule.

You must register for each individual session.

Students may join during any point of a session and price will be pro-rated upon enrollment date.

MEMBERSHIP FEE: 

There is a $25 non-refundable annual membership fee per child in addition to class fees. $40 per family.

 
 
Check out what's new this Fall! Join us

Parent Tot Open Play

Children walking - 4 years old.

Members and non members welcome.

*No membership fee.

Drop In: $12

5 Pass: $50

Girls Beginner & Intermediate

Girls ages 6+

10 Week Session:

$220

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Current Session Members Only Open Gym

For students enrolled in the current session.

Drop In:

$12

Girls Advanced

Girls ages 6+ 

*Recommandation required.

10 Week Session:

$270

Pre-School Classes

ML TOTS: Boys and girls, ages 3 & 4

ML KIDS: Boys and girls, age 5

10 Week Session:

$220

Tumbling

Girls and boys ages 6 - 14

10 Week Session:

$220

 

 

frequently asked questions

Where can I find the session dates and pricing? 

Hover over and click on the Class Schedule tab for all class information. 

Will you pro-rate on the front end of a session?

No. We will only pro-rate if you are coming into the session after it has already started - not if you are leaving early.

Do you allow drop-in classes?

No. We do not allow drop-ins for structured recreational classes.  

What is the difference between a tumbling and a regular gymnastics class? 

  • During a tumbling class, students will ONLY learn skills that are performed on the floor.

  • During a gymnastics class, students will learn skills that are performed on the vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor.

What should my child wear to class?

Girls may wear gymnastics leotards, dance leotards or leggings. Boys may wear t-shirts and shorts. No chewing gum or jewelry. Hair should be pulled neatly and securely away from the face. Girls should not wear bows or other large hair ornaments that may cause discomfort during activity. 

Can my child bring a water bottle inside the gym?

Yes, please label your water bottle with their name. No colored drinks inside the gym. 

I need to withdraw from the session. Can I have a refund or funds transferred to next session?

Refunds are ONLY provided when a student withdraws from our program before the 2nd class of the second week of the session. ​If the second class or second week falls on a holiday, special gym, inclement weather closing or the student is absent for any reason (included but not limited to illness, injury, fracture, absence, vacation, school events, religious holidays, etc.) refund policy still applies. STRICTLY ENFORCED - NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Payments may not be carried over from one session to the next.

  • Refund requests via email MUST take place within 7 days of the first class (starting with the day of class) or will not be granted.

  • If a refund is approved, new members will receive the full session fee. Existing or returning members will receive either the full session fee (if withdraw is before the first class) or the balance of the session fee whether or not the first class was attended. 

  • If a student registers after the session has started and is pro-rated there will be no option for a refund. 

Do you host an end of the year show?

No, however, parents are welcome to view their child's progress weekly through our lobby windows.

Do I have to stay while my child is in class?

You do not have to stay, however, if you have an ML TOT we encourage you to stay in the event that they need help in the restroom.

How do I change the session on the live schedule?

Go to the top and click on the session box. Click on the session you want to see and hit submit (to the right). The schedule will change. 

My child is 2.5 years old. Can I sign them up?

No, our structured classes begin at the age of 3. Each child must already be 3 years old.

What are the chances of getting into a class if I am on a wait list? 

There is no way for us to predict the chance, however it does happen. If an additional class is added, a child drops out, switches days or is moved up you will be contacted. 

Can I wait list for a specific class while being actively registered in another?

Yes, you may wait list, free of charge, for any class. 

Do you offer private lessons?

No. 

My child left their water bottle and/or clothing at the gym. Do you have a lost and found?

Yes, the lost in found is located in the lobby but is emptied when full. (About every 10 weeks)

Will my child automatically be enrolled in the next session for the same day and time?

No.  You must sign your child up for every session, however, current active members have 1 week to re-enroll before the live schedule will be announced to the public. 

When will my child move to the next level?

Click here to view the major skills we look for to move up!

How do you choose students to be on the competitive team?

Students (ages 3 - 7) who show advanced strength, flexibility, work ethic and possess an over all natural drive along with ability for the sport are invited to train on our developmental or pre-team in hopes of acquiring the skills necessary to be invited to the competitive team. Click to view the team process!

 

 
2019 Holiday/Gym Closings:

Halloween: October 31st

*No evening classes*

Thanksgiving: November 28th

Winter Break: December 23 - January 1

*12/23 - 12/28 is not part of the session* No make-ups. 

view Winter schedule here

CONTACT

Our Address:

540 East Union Street Suite E, West Chester, PA 19382

Getting Here:

Conveniently located in the borough of West Chester and just minutes off Route 202 Westtown Road Exit.

Email:

office@mainlinegymnastics.com

 

*If your child is enrolled in our program, please do not unsubscribe from our emails.

A large amount of our communication is based upon email. Please add our email to your address list to guarantee you receive our emails.

SafeSport:

www.usagym.org/safesport

Phone:

610-344-9044

FAQ:

Please View: Frequently Asked Questions

Need a quick response? Send us a message.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 3:00 - 8:30 PM

& select mornings.

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Sunday: Closed 

*No office hours on Friday evenings.

All hours subject to change without notice. 

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2019 Holiday Closings:

Labor Day: September 2nd

Halloween: October 31st

(No evening classes)

Thanksgiving: November 28th

Winter Break: December 23 - January 1

*12/23 - 12/28 is not part of the 10 week session. No make-ups.

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